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The Missouri State Archives research room is open to in-person researchers. For your convenience and to expedite your research, appointments are available. To request an appointment email [email protected] or call (573) 751-3280.   

Research requests may also be submitted through our online request form or emailed to [email protected]. Researchers can temporarily submit up to three requests at a time.

Contact Information



600 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1747
Jefferson City, MO 65102


(573) 751-3280(Phone)
(573) 526-5327(Fax)

[email protected]


Research Request

Request Policies:

Online Request Form:



Winter Hours (September to May)

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (June to August

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second and Fourth Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Student Tours

Student Tours are not currently available. 


The Missouri State Archives will be closed for Federal and State holidays:

2023 Holiday Closings
New Year's Day (Observed) Monday, January 2, 2023 Closed
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16, 2023 Closed
Lincoln Day (Observed) Monday, February 13, 2023 Closed
Presidents' Day Monday, February 20, 2023 Closed
Truman Day  Monday, May 8, 2023 Closed
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023 Closed
Juneteenth  Monday, June 19, 2023 Closed
Independence Day  Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Closed
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2023 Closed
Columbus Day Monday, October 9, 2023 Closed
Veteran's Day  Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, 2023 Closed
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2023 Closed
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2023 Closed

Location and Directions

The Missouri State Archives is part of the State Capitol complex and is located in the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center. The Archives is two blocks west of the State Capitol on West Main Street. ( View Map )


Visitor parking is available at no charge in close vicinity to the building. Handicap parking is immediately in front of the building.